Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. Always work with it, not against it. Make it your friend and ally, not your enemy. This will miraculously transform your life.
My shoulders drop when I hear Eckhart on my car stereo in his spacey German accent.
does this include the $1,500 bill for the old Volvo.
the students who seemed to be dozing in my Personal Finance Class /the strange swirly feeling in my chest wondering why in God's name am I teaching a finance class?
answer: YES. Even if it has a labor-pain-ish kinda feel?
For this week, I'd have to give myself a D + for
accepting the present moment as if I'd chosen it. It definitely takes practice.
Okay, maybe a C.
Today I'm feeling A-ish.
Except I don't give grades.
I've never cared for them.
You're an A.
You're a B-.
You're really f*cked.
You earned yourself an F, young lady.
Isn't there another way?
Two times this week a woman cried in yoga class.
I don't know why this is happening, she said. I'm happy.
You're just cracking open, I said.
In the Monday night writing workshop,
tears were flowing. People get so embarrassed by their own tears. Tears happen.
I guess there's things under my skin, she said.
accept it as if you had chosen it.
the not knowing
the tired kids
the belly laughs
the car bill...
to you beautiful Being Alive peeps.
claire hates it when I say "peeps". oh my.
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